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USFlorida construction worker survives being buried alive

18:16  11 january  2019
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Mother of teen found buried in mesa desperately tried protecting her son

Mother of teen found buried in mesa desperately tried protecting her son It's a case that shocked the community: Two teens were found buried in a shallow grave. The mother of one of the boys says she moved her family members from Iraq to Albuquerque, New Mexico because she thought they would be safe here. Yasameen Aziz is still trying to process the death of her 14-year-old son, Ahmed Lateef, and his best friend, Collin Romero, 15. © Provided by Hearst Television, Inc. She said she tried desperately to protect her son. Aziz said that in 2013, she moved her family members from Iraq to Albuquerque to give them a better life.

The fire chief describes the scene of a trench collapse in Lake Geneva Thursday morning as controlled chaos. Two men helping to build a bridge deck became

A 51-year-old man died after a wall collapsed, trapping him underneath at a construction site in El Cajon.

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A Florida construction worker is recovering after being buried alive.

An unidentified construction worker fell into a 30-foot (9-meter) hole and was completely covered by dirt Thursday. Gainesville Fire Rescuers used shovels and hands to dig through the dirt until they found the worker's head. Rescuers said he was breathing but not conscious.

He regained consciousness as they uncovered him and crews used a harness and ropes to lift him out. The Gainesville Sun reports the rescue took about 20 minutes.

No details were given as to how the man fell into the hole.


Information from: The Gainesville (Fla.) Sun,

Holocaust victims buried after remains found in UK museum.
The remains of six unidentified Holocaust victims have been buried at a Jewish cemetery after spending years in storage at a British museum. The Imperial War Museum found the ashes and bone fragments during a stock-taking last year. Hundreds of mourners watched as the remains of five adults and a child were buried at a cemetery outside London, in a coffin with earth from Israel. Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis, who delivered a eulogy, said the victims "were stripped of their dignity, both in life and in death. And we will now have an opportunity to accord them appropriate dignity with a funeral.

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